Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15918

Description

Mulberry w/ inner border of Gothic triangles and pendulous bellflowers; border of panels of floral sprays and scenic panels of urn, left, and sailing vessel, right; Apulian amphora (urn) w/ classical figures, left foreground; trees beyond; classical arcade, center background; gondola center; temple, right, on stepped plinth w/ pots of flowers far right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
husk (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Classical
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
sailing vessels
temples (buildings)
trees
urns
plinths
Dish, Serving
Platter
Bellflower
Urn
Sailing vessel
Temple
Flower
Classical Figure
Tree
Platter

Inscription

"CANOVA/ T. MAYER/ STOKE-UPON-TRENT [or LONGPORT]" (printed)

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke/Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.67